SIMPLE PAST GRAMMAR Unit 10What’s the difference?Past simple: was/wereRegular past simplewith -edPrepositions of place:near, in, on, under, infront of, behind
Simple Past Tensehttp://www.learnenglish.de/grammar/tensesimpast.htm
Complete the sentences with was or were. • I……………..happy. • You…… angry. • She………in London last week. • He……… on holiday. • It ……. cold. • We…… at school. • You…… at the cinema. • They ……. at home. • The cat …… on the roof. • The children……. in the garden.
Complete the sentences with was or were. • I….. in Canberra last spring. • We …. at school last Saturday. • Tina….. at home yesterday. • He ….happy. • Robert and Stan …… Garry's friends. • You…… very busy on Friday. • They…… in front of the supermarket. • I ……. in the museum. • She ……in South Africa last month. • Jessica and Kimberly….. late for school.
Was“ or „Were“? • I ……..hungry. • You……. …..in Australia last year. • She…… …….not there. • Charly Chaplin……. …..a famous actor. • Lisa and James……. …at home. • The film…….…very good. • The Beatles……. from Liverpool. • We………….late for school yesterday. • She…….…..at home last night. • Where……...you yesterday? • What……… his name? http://www.everydayteaching.com/Worksheets/was-were.pdf
Goldilocks and the Three Bears http://www.ego4u.com/download/pdf/goldilocks-a4.de.pdf
Once upon a time there (be) _______________1 three bears:huge Papa Bear, ordinary Mama Bear and tiny little BabyBear. They (live) ________________2 in a great big wood.One day, ordinary Mama Bear (cook)_________________3 adelicious porridge for her family and (put) ______________4it into bowls: a huge bowl for huge Papa Bear, an ordinary bowl for ordinary Mama Bear and a little bowl for tiny littleBaby Bear. To give the porridge some time to cool down, the three bears (go) ____________5 fora walk. Near the great big wood, there (live) ___________________6 a little girl called Goldilocks. She (be / not) ____________________________7 allowed to go into the wood. But one day, she (sneak) __________________8 out of the house and into the great big wood. After a while she (come) _________________9 to the bears' house. She (knock) __________________10 at the door. She (look) __________________11 through the windows. But nobody (seem) ______________12 to be there. So, little Goldilocks (step)________________13 inside. In the kitchen, Goldilocks (smell) _______________________14 the porridge. She (get) _______________15 very hungry and (try) ______________16 the porridge in the huge bowl – too hot. Then she (taste) ______________17 some of the porridge from the ordinary bowl – too cold. But the porridge in the little bowl (be) _____________18 just right and Goldilocks (eat) ______________19 it all up. In the sitting room, there (stand) _____________________20 the three bears' chairs. Goldilocks (sit) ________21 down in the huge chair – too hard. She (like / not) ________________________22 the ordinary chair either – too soft. She (love) _______________23 the little chair, however. But she (sit / not) ____________________24 on this one very long as soon it (break) ____________25 into pieces. So,
In the bedroom there (be) ____________27 three beds. Goldilocks suddenly (feel) ____________28 very tired. She (climb) __________________29 onto the huge bed - too hard. Then she (crawl) ________________30 into the ordinary bed - too soft. The little bed, however, (be) _________31 just right. So, Goldilocks (lie) ______________________32 down. And in next to no time, she (fall) _______________33 asleep. After a while, the three bears (return) ________________34 home. One look at their bowls and chairs and they (start) _____________35 wondering. Something (was / not) _________________36 right. They (come) ____________37 into the bedroom. And there they (see) _______________38 little Goldilocks in Baby Bear's bed. The three bears (watch) ______________39 her for a while and then they (wake) ____________40 her up. Goldilocks (open) _____________41 her eyes. She (see) ______________42 the bears, (begin) __________________43 to scream and as fast as she (can) ___________44, Goldilocks (run) ________________45 out of the bears' house. The three bears (follow) ___________________________46 her. But at the edge of the wood, the bears suddenly (stop) __________________47. Frightened little Goldilocks (stop / not) _________________________48. She (hurry) __________________49 home to her parents and she never (visit) _______________50 the bears' house again. • Key word • 1) were 14) smelled, smelt 27) were 40) woke • 2) lived 15) got 28) felt 41) opened • 3) cooked 16) tried 29) climbed 42) saw • 4) put 17) tasted 30) crawled 43) began • 5) went 18) was 31) was 44) could • 6) lived 19) ate 32) lay 45) ran • 7) was not 20) stood 33) fell 46) followed • 8) sneaked 21) sat 34) returned 47) stopped • 9) came 22) did not like 35) started 48) did not stop • 10) knocked 23) loved 36) was not 49) hurried • 11) looked 24) did not sit 37) came 50) visited • 12) seemed 25) broke 38) saw • 13) stepped 26) went 39) watched
Prepositions of Place • Prepositions show relationships between things. For example: “ • The lamp is on the table" contains the preposition "on". • This word shows the spatial relationship between the lamp, and the table. • The most common prepositions of place are: in, on, under, next to, in front of, behind, at. In, on, under, in front of, and behind are clear from the pictures above. Example sentences are:- The dog is in the box.- The cat is under the table- The man is next to the building. • At however is a more abstract concept - it is used to refer to a point in space, • usually a point on a line. See below for more explanation.
Prepositions of Place • 2. In, On, At • In is used to show somethng that surrounds or encloses us. For example: • - I sleep in my bedroom.- The desk is in the room. • In is also used for geographical areas such as cities and countries, for example: • "I live in London" or "I live in England". • On is used to show something that is on a surface. For example: • - I sleep on my bed.- The paper is on the desk. • On is also used for street names, for example: "I live on Orchard Road". • At is used to show something that is at a particular point, often as part of a line. For example: • - He is at the bus stop.The bus stop is one point in a line of bus stops.- John is at the bank.John is at a particular place or point, the bank. • The bank is part of his journey and also part of a street, both of which can be seen as lines
TEST • 1. He works a bank.A. onB. atC. under • 2. The lamp is the table.A. in B. on C. under • 3. I sleep my bedroom.A. atB. on C. in • 4. He lives 26, Rosewood Street.A. in B. atC. on
http://digitalcampus.free.fr/Level3/Unit31/SubUnit312/ComplSent03.jcl.htmhttp://digitalcampus.free.fr/Level3/Unit31/SubUnit312/ComplSent03.jcl.htm • 5. She lives a farm.A. atB. on C. behind • 6. The store is the library.A. next toB. on C. in • 7. The car is the house.A. onB. in front ofC. under • 8. We eat breakfast home.A. in B. on C. at • 9. They swim the ocean.A. in B. on C. next to • 10. I live Green Street.A. at • B. on C. under
behind • The monkey is behind the box. • Where are the monkeys?
Where are the monkeys? Where are the monkeys?
in The monkey is in the box. Where are the monkeys?
next to The monkey is next tothe box. Where are the monkeys?
on The monkey is onthe box. Where are the monkeys?
under The monkey is under the box Where are the monkeys?
Find verbs in the Past Tense • ADGAVEEFLEDIARUBBEDNINDEKOOBDURSAEBLOOCKEDESKNDSDDENDERUANFBIDDEDCANEDDOIEDOERNRBAENDPSNORREDRENTKEDNAGKNELDESKCLESSEDEDRCYBRIWNODDKGNSTARTEDDNRIOABDDEINCEDGODOBRBERIAETLRREDDDOSDRURDBRDNFSTCGSBGDTDDEUDHRHELSODBSANKWBONNEDDEDDEOADNEWRDDDEENDEEBUIHETDDSWNBNNAELEUDUEAUIFREADNAOSWKKEANEGPDCACPURPLEDRILLAEODNITUMLDTOLDBONEDSOAGGLDCKMRHOOEMIEDRSHOWEDRPCECINCHEDODGTDGEVEPUPLEDEIEHDUHDKTWATDABEIDDECDKNNTIEEDKETI